If Only I Could Vote…

by alex

Nationalism.  Democracy.  Freedom.  These are words.  In the Philippines they are important words.  Unfortunately more because they are reminders of what Filipinos don’t yet have.  [*Current events around this election are perfect example.]   Continue reading

Elections 2010: What’s Going On?!?

by alex

In front of the Commission on Elections in Intramuros, Manila. Progressive partylist congresspersons (and two senatorial candidates) in the centre from Bayan Muna, Gabriela, and Anakpawis.

It has became apparent that the 2010 Philippine elections are in trouble.   Continue reading

International Women’s Day in Manila

by alex

Today (8 March) was International Women’s Day.  I attended the rally in Manila and made my first attempt at editing a short video seen below.

I believe that it is important for us Filipino-Canadian youth to connect to the struggles in our homeland.  A very important part of that movement is the women’s sector.

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